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  • Author: Kadetsky, Elizabeth

Date: 2014-01-09

Publication: New England Review : NER Digital

Volume: NER Digital

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46728412

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Short short fiction piece of a Lewiston, Maine grandmother, mother, and daughter; family stories whose narrator captures family maladies and how they extend across time. Published for the web on New England Review, NER Digital.

  • Author: Skinner, Ralph B.

Date: 1965

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1425699

Historical overview of the churches and religious communities spread throughout the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine, from the 18th century to the 1960s. Discussions on the various growths of local buildings and congregations - divided by…

  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2009

Publication: The New England Journal of Political Science

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 54021556

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Article describing the political method and image of former Maine Republican congresswoman, Margaret Chase Smith. The paradigmatic elements of her political tenure and their subsequent impact on the shapes of later Maine political campaigns and…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 2004/2005

Publication: Archives

Volume: 36

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1639350

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Une brève étude sur les archives au Québec, au Nouveau-Brunswick, et dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre qui abritent des matériaux significatives à l'histoire des Franco-Américains et Acadiens dans le nord-est des États-Unis. Descriptions des…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 12245074

Le quatrième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 11-12 mars 1983. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

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  • Author: House, Robert G.

Date: 1974-06-12

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown

Report of 1973 survey research conducted on the purchasing, consumption, and leisure habits of Franco Americans in Maine. Analyses of shopping patterns - brand selection, store location, and more - based on data from 10 sample communities. Also…

  • Author: Elzas, Sarah (producer)

Date: 2004 August 30

Language: English, with some français

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Radio piece on the transformations of French language and Franco American culture in Lewiston, Maine, in the 21st century. Features Marie Marthe Rivard, a 1922 immigrant from Québec to Lewiston, at her home, at work, and at Catholic mass. Some…

  • Author: Brault, Gérard J.
  • Author: Valdman, Albert (rédacteur)

Date: 1979

Book Title: Le français hors de France

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 299352018

Bref essai sur la langue et la démographie franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre dans les années 1970. Comparaisons spécifiques entre les traits de la langue française et ses usages en Nouvelle-Angleterre et…

  • Author: Tice, Lindsay

Date: 2012-02-06

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26622903

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Article on instances of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a genetic disorder related to high cholesterol, in some Lewiston, Maine families. Its high rate of occurence in people of Native American and French Canadian heritage, and its frequency…

  • Author: Van de Bogart, Erik

Date: 1976 July/August

Publication: Public Telecommunications Review

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1791074

Essay on Franco American children's public television programming in Maine in the 1970s. Provides historical context for two such programs - "La Machine Magique" and "La Bonne Aventure." The reasoning and goals of this programming, its conceptual…

  • Author: Bélanger, Albert A.

Date: 1921

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 24363618

Find Online: OL14019254M

Un repertoire des noms, professions, et brèves biographies des principaux citoyens franco-américains dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre, New York, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, et Minnesota. Organisé par état, diocèse…

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  • Author: Bérubé, Georgette

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61458038

Memoirs and selected speeches of a Maine state legislator from the city of Lewiston. Contains commentary on some of the campaigns, issues, actors, and events significant to Bérubé and her career in Maine politics between 1970 and 2000. Some of…

  • Author: Plourde, Antonin
  • Author: La Paroisse Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

Date: 1971-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 18428470, 549279296, 33048870

Album souvenir en deux parties, qui commémore le début de la paroisse catholique romain de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul à Lewiston, Maine, et qui marque son centenaire. La partie principale est un texte historique sur les paroisses…

  • Author: DeCourcy, Sr. Theresa

Date: 1972 (?)

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Subtitled, "A Unit for Sixth Grade Students in Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Portland." A 9-week elementary school guide for teachers in Maine history, with specific emphasis on cultural content, ethnic groups, and the contributions of the…

  • Author: Holman, Claire

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Salt

Volume: 10

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Documentary piece on Lewiston, Maine, illustrated in black and white photo. Fluid city descriptions and drawn-out interviews with Lewiston residents spanning three generations enter readers into the life of the early twentieth-century industrial…

  • Author: Hanrahan, Tom

Date: 1996 October 3

Publication: Casco Bay Weekly

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31948960

Short article on the absence of Franco American employees in the Maine media industries, particularly print and television journalism. Includes brief interviews with managers and journalists from some of Maine's most prominent news outlets, as well…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1995 Fall

Publication: Thought & Action : The NEA Higher Education Journal

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 11018391, 46310703

A brief history behind ethnic slurs directed toward Franco Americans in the US Northeast. A historical contextualization of this type of discrimination in government, business, and scholarship. Some historical foundations of the "dumb Frenchman"…

  • Author: Allen, Scott

Date: 1987 January 9

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Cover article subtitled, "Speaker of the House : To understand John Martin, it helps to know about the Canadian connection." Profile of Maine State Representative, John Martin (D - Eagle Lake), the multifaceted role he has played as an advocate for…

  • Author: Associated Press

Date: 2011 September 7

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Article marking the beginning of the funded restoration of Lewiston, Maine's Grand Trunk Depot, a now-defunct train station famed for its historical role in the reception of a large percentage of Lewiston-Auburn's French Canadian immigrants in the…

  • Author: Perry, Maureen

Date: 2011 Summer

Publication: Reference & User Services Quarterly

Volume: 50

Language: English

Find in a Library: 37395409, 42821691

Brief article written by a reference librarian on her experience at work in multiple capacities during a transitional period of the Franco-American Collection of Lewiston-Auburn College, University of Southern Maine. Includes tips from the author on…

  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1986 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Essay on the extra-cultural forces that helped to shape the French Canadian immigrant community of Lewiston, Maine. Class and ethnicity among the peoples of urban Lewiston in the second half of the 19th century. The impact of the industrial…

  • Author: Stewart, Alice R.

Date: 1987 Winter

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 26

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Brief essay characterizing the historical writings on Franco Americans in Maine, the evolution of the historical scope of these writings, and the transformation of their concerns from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. A call for new…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A. (editor)

Date: 1978 janvier

Publication: Le F.A.R.O.G. Forum

Volume: 5

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 6881976, b2728209

January 1978 issue of the bilingual periodical publication of the Franco-American Centre (formerly the Franco-American Office), University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Contains art and articles on Franco American life. This issue also contains a four-page…

  • Author: Dubé, Normand C.

Date: 1971

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 22407012

Dissertation exploring the resources and methods available for teaching the French language to the Franco American native French speaker. Suggestions for materials, activity, and practice in the Franco American's bilingual education setting,…

  • Author: Maillet, Marguerite A.

Date: 1976

Thesis Type: M. Ed.

Institution: University of Maine Portland-Gorham

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown (available at Franco American Centre, University of Maine)

Historical origins of Franco American community in the city of Lewiston, Maine. Cultural heritage as related to the establishment of textile mills and shoe shops, the influence of church parishes and schools, and the concerns of local Roman Catholic…

  • Author: Sun Journal Staff

Date: 2003 March 14

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Article on Quebec's donation of nearly 10,000 books in the French language to the Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine, to be distributed into the state's Franco-American communities.

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 225088950

Find Online: OL16796668M

The birth of the French Canadian community in Lewiston, Maine, and the developments of a Franco American identity there. Argues for the reexamination of the social history of French Canadians and their descendants in Lewiston, Maine - that Franco…